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Al Jourgensen previews Ministry's rare UK visit

Al Jourgensen promises that Ministry's upcoming UK tour will be full of visual stimulation and deep cuts

You used to loath touring, but apparently that has changed.

I still don’t like it, but I’ve grown to learn to be more tolerant and have fun with what’s a necessary evil.

At fifty-seven years old, you now draw the line at beer, wine and marijuana.

I don’t even bother with wine any more. I’m just your stereotypical, old, wise Californian hippie guy, philosophical and stoned on pot. I treat the earth with respect and expect the same back.

There’s been talk of you calling time on Ministry for good.

I said that when Mike Scaccia [guitarist] died [in 2012]. He was my best friend. But life goes on. In October we’re going back into the studio, which is where I love to be. There will be a new Ministry record, another RevCo album and, time allowing, a second Surgical Meth Machine record.

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